Dating & Relationships

IS PORN GOOD OR BAD FOR YOU?

The great debate: is porn good for your sexual wellness, or can it be harmful? Our friend @MindOfMalcolm helps us talk it through.

Malcolm shares his interesting take on watching porn, comparing it to everyday activities like eating pizza or candy, which can be bad for your health if not consumed in moderation. You’ll find some helpful tips on watching porn as a conscious consumer, so that watching such content becomes a healthy activity for you and not a toxic one.

If you do decide to watch pornography and put some of what you learn into action in a responsible and pleasurable manner, we recommend trying Durex lubricants*, to provide you and your partner a smoother experience. You can also check out our guide to personal lubrication.

Effects of pornography

In the video, Malcolm answers various questions surrounding porn like, ‘Should you watch with your partner?’, ‘Does it create unrealistic expectations?’, and more. He also talks about how watching pornography can sometimes lead to addiction and how to identify and deal with such behaviour.

So, go ahead and watch the great debate around pornography unfold in this quick video.

We hope this video helps you decide if watching porn is good for YOU or not, and while you are on the subject, you can check out another Durex video debunking common myths about porn.

If you have more questions about watching porn or sex, in general, you’ll find various expert advice resources on the Durex website that can help.


*Ensure this product is right for you. Always read and follow the label before use.

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